|David Orr, "Walking North on a South Bound Train" October 2002 - E. F. Schumacher Society|
Why is the environmental movement is failing in the face of current political strategy? David Orr discusses the points of failure in confronting the greatest challenge that faces us, and how best to alter our strategy for protecting our communities and the earth. www.smallisbeautiful.org
Keywords: politics; environmental movement; ecology; eco-literacy; Schumacher
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|Wes Jackson, "Becoming Native to this Place." October 1993 - E. F. Schumacher Society|
Wes Jackson, co-founder of The Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, and pioneer in sustainable agriculture, is once again a pioneer-for sustainable communities. Years of seeing the harm done to his beloved prairies through the implementation of corporate agricultural practices determined his dramatic move to the small, almost abandoned town of Matfield Green in the Flint Hills of Kansas. Instructed by the history and traditions of the people there before him, Wes has undertaken to renew the town on...
Keywords: agriculture; native; Land Institute; soil; ecology; perennial; Schumacher
Downloads: 374 (1 review)
|Andrew Kimbrell, "Cold Evil: Technology and Modern Ethics." October 2000 - E. F. Schumacher Society|
When Andrew Kimbrell examines what is causing the greatest social and ecological havoc in todayâs world, it is not what we traditionally think of as evilâcrimes committed in the hot passion of the moment. Instead the problems stem from our misuse of technology, a technology wielded by some very nice people, neighbors we have come to like and trust. Kimbrell blames the scale of technology that creates a double distancing between the user of technology and the consequences of that use...
Keywords: technology; small-scale; appropriate technology; ecology; environment; Schumacher
Downloads: 356 (1 review)
|Dead Air with Uncle John 2008-05-25 - email@example.com|
2008-05-25 #161 ('Alphabetical Dead', Part 10) Fire On The Mountain (1980-10-31) (I Want To) Fly Away (Bobby And The Midnites) Foolish Heart (1989-07-19) France ('Shakedown Street') Franklin's Tower (1980-10-31) Freight Train (Garcia and Grisman, 'Not For Kids Only') Friend Of The Devil (1970-05-15) From The Heart Of Me (1978-12-31) Gangster Of Love (1966-07-03) Gentlemen, Start Your Engines ('Built To Last' outtake) Get Out Of My Life (JGB 1989-09-01) Gimme Some Lovin' (1989-04-02) The Girl At ...
Keywords: Grateful Dead; Jerry Garcia; Bob Weir
Downloads: 369 (1 review)
|Confronting a Pornographic Culture - Action Coalition for Media Education|
Robert Jensen presents "Confronting a Pornographic Culture: Fighting Mass-Mediated Racism and Sexism" at the ACME Summit 2006.
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|Contemporary Era Sept. 26|
Wagner and reactions, Germanic and French: Deceptive cadences in Tristan und Isolde (1857-59) and Parsifal, then Mahler and Strauss, Satie and early Debussy. Second lecture of the course "The Contemporary Era" by Antioch College Professor John Ronsheim. This course traces the history of 20th Century music until about 1970. For more information visit ronsheim.org.
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|Lecture by James Grauerholz June 2003 - Grauerholz, James|
A lecture, "Naropa: The Good ol' Days," given by James Grauerholz at Naropa University June 17 2003. Grauerholz spends the majority of the lecture giving anecdotes about the early years of Naropa focusing mostly on William Burroughs Sr. and his son Billy Burroughs Jr. After the lecture Grauerholz opens up the floor for questions.
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|Rustbelt Radio for October 22, 2007 - Pittsburgh Indymedia|
On this week's show... * We bring you a special lecture on "Earth Democracy" from author, activist, and environmentalist Vandana Shiva
Keywords: Rustbelt Radio; Vandana Shiva; Earth Democracy; environment; democracy; India; rice; biotechnology; Monsanto
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|Dead Air with Uncle John 2008-05-18 - firstname.lastname@example.org|
2008-05-18 #160 ('Alphabetical Dead', Part 9) Eternity (rehearsal, 1993-02-18) Evangeline (JGB 1990-02-03) Even So (Ratdog 2000-06-24) Everybody Needs Somebody To Love (JGB 1993-02-26) Every Word You Say (LOM 1975-10-23) Eyes Of The World ('Wake Of The Flood') Fair Ellender (Garcia and Grisman, 'Shady Grove') Falling (Bobby and The Midnites, 'Where the Beat Meets The Street') Far Away (Bobby and The Midnites) Far From Me (1987-07-24) Feel Like A Stranger (1980-10-04) Festival (Weir/Wasserman, Fa...
Keywords: Grateful Dead; Jerry Garcia Band; Bob Weir
Downloads: 338 (1 review)
|Gary Snyder Class Part 1 1983 - Snyder, Gary|
Gary Snyder gives a class as the first of a four class series during the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University. Snyder discusses the origins of literature and its evolution in pre-literate and literate societies. He talks about the differences between poetry and prose, emphasizing the musicality of poetry. He also discusses various forms of literature that exist throughout the world, such as sacred and secular song.
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|Allen Ginsberg class, Literary history of the Beat generation, the 50's, part 2, March, 1981. - Ginsberg, Allen|
Allen Ginsberg class on Beat literary history of the 1950's, discussing William S. Burroughs's book Junky and his first meeting with Herman Hunke. Ginsbergs discusses passages from the book, including teaheads (page 17), informers (page 47), fags (page 72), the Rio Grande Valley (page 105) and interzone prototypes (page 111). Part 2 of a 20 part series.
Downloads: 1,211 (2 reviews)
|William S. Burroughs lecture on public discourse. - Burroughs, William S.; Ginsberg, Allen|
A lecture by William S. Burroughs on public discourse, with an introduction by Allen Ginsberg. Topics included are nuclear weapons, disarmament, the Equal Rights Amendment, aliens, dreams, function of the artist, mind-altering drugs, reincarnation, space travel, television, and economics. Keywords: beat generation, literature and the state, technology and literature, literature and society, protest literature
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|On the road: The Jack Kerouac conference, Sam Charters lecture, Jack and jazz, July, 1982. - Charters, Sam|
Sam Charters lecture on Jack Kerouac and jazz at the Jack Kerouac conference, sponsored by the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado. The lecture includes discussions on jazz of the Beat generation, be-bop, Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and a recording of Kerouac and Steve Allen reading "Mexico City blues."
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|Contemporary Era Sept 21|
First lecture of the course "The Contemporary Era" by Antioch College Professor John Ronsheim. This course traces the history of 20th Century music until about 1970. This lecture includes: Brief history of music from c. 1000-1859. Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Liszt and Wagner exhibiting the breakdown of the tonal system. Analysis of Mozart K. 465, Adagio (Introduction). For more information visit ronsheim.org.
Downloads: 1,572 (4 reviews)
|Grateful Dead Live at Unknown studio on 1979-04-16 - Grateful Dead|
Disc 1 01 Jam > 02 Not Fade Away > 03 Jam > 04 Drums > 05 Jam 06 Passenger 07 Passenger 08 Miracle intro 09 Bertha 10 Bertha > Good Lovin Disc 2 01 I Need a MiracleJam 02 Scarlet Begonias 03 Scarlet Begonias 04 Scarlet Begonias > 05 Fire on the Mountain 06 Jam (sorta spacey) Disc 3 01 Gloria > 02 Linda Lou 03 Jam 04 Jam 05 Jack Straw
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